Thursday, 9 May 2013

WORLD's FASTEST CIRCUM AROUND OF GLOBE


The offshore-racing trimaran Banque Populaire V is Team Banque Populaire's fifth boat designed to set oceanic records. She was launched on October 4, 2008 in Nantes, France. Jules Verne Trophy (fastest circumnavigation around the world) in 45 days, 13 hours, 42 minutes and 53 seconds, arrival the 6th of January 2012, averaging 26.5 knots.

With her 40 m (130 ft) length, she is currently the largest racing trimaran in the world. Her current skipper is Loick Peyron. Her first skipper, Pascal Bid├ęgorry, entrered the Team Banque Populaire in 2004. Her sponsor is the French bank Banque Populaire.

BANQUE POPULAIRE V


WORLD's FASTEST CIRCUM AROUND OF GLOBE


fastest circumnavigation around the world


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